How to make it

  • Add beans to pot n add water to cover well, Bring to boil, then turn off heat n let soak for 6 hours or so. Drain . Add ham hocks to pan with the beans n add enough water to fill pan 3/4 of the way, or enough water to be a few inches over beans n hocks. Add plenty of black pepper, n can also had ham soup base if ya wish.Let simmer on top of stove 3-4 hours or till beans are done.
  • Dumplings
  • Sift flour n baking powder n salt, cut in shortening untill crumbly. Pout in milk n egg and mix till flour is just dampened. Drop by teaspoon fulls on top beans. Cover lightly and steam 12 -15 minutes without removing lid.
  • To cook over fire hang on tripod, the smoke from the fire gives these such a good taste.
  • These dumplings are also cook in chicken n dumplings or over fruit mixutes.

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  • deepriverwoman 8 years ago
    I love any kind of dumplings, Do you have a chicken n dumpling recipe? thanks, Teresa
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    " It was excellent "
    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    My grandmother use to make beans and dumplings I love them thanks.(Deserves a 10.
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